Dr Peter Wejbora
HEAD OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND PARTNERSHIPS
Peter Wejbora joined Children’s Cancer Institute in July 2011 as Associate Director, responsible for advocacy and career development. In May 2012 he was appointed Head of Research Development and Operations. Prior to this he held the position of Director, Strategic Research Investment at the Cancer Institute NSW, the first statewide cancer control agency in Australia. In this role he oversaw the development and delivery of support programs aimed at enhancing cancer research activity in NSW as well as facilitating the rapid translation of research evidence into practice. Peter has worked in senior research development and management roles within the university sector, first at the University of Newcastle and later at UWS, where he carried responsibility for increasing research income across all university colleges. Prior to his return to academe Peter gained ample experience in policy and project management within the public and private sectors, including the Sydney Olympic Bid Company, the Ethnic Affairs Commission of NSW and two leading commercial art galleries.